(FARGO, ND. —October 14, 2015) Spectrum Aeromed announced today they will host a book signing and Q&A session with Situational Awareness Matters author and retired Fire Chief Dr. Rich Gasaway at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Long Beach, California at booth 112 immediately following his class.

Dr. Gasaway will teach his Flawed Situational Awareness session at AMTC Tuesday October 20th from 13:30 – 14:30. The Q&A session will last until the exhibit hall closes at 1600. The event is open to all AMTC attendees. There will be a limited number of his book Flawed Situational Awareness Matters with a special edition AMTC book cover as a giveaway.

“This is our first ever partnership booth event at a trade show,” said Spectrum Aeromed Chief Operating Officer Chad Kost. “We are honored to introduce Dr. Gasaway to the air medical community. Dr. Gasaway is very well respected in the fire service industry and he is looking to spread his situational awareness message to the air medical community to lessen the number of emergency medical service helicopter accidents. We both work towards supporting life and look forward to giving the attendees education and tools to to grow in their careers.”

Dr. Richard B. Gasaway entered the fire service in 1979 and has served as firefighter, paramedic, lieutenant, captain, assistant chief and fire chief in 6 fire and EMS agencies in West Virginia, Ohio and Minnesota. After completing his 30-year fire service career, Chief Gasaway founded Situational Awareness Matters! a consulting and teaching organization dedicated to improving how individuals, teams and organizations make decisions in stressful environments. For more information on Dr. Gasaway’s session at AMTC, visit https://aams.org/tuesday-sessions/.